Rebecca, Evita, Newsies And a Pre-Historic Scare at Broadway in Bryant Park
Newsies star Kara Lindsay
cozied up with a very lifelike dinosaur puppet from the family attraction "Field Station: Dinosaurs," then took to the Bryant Park stage to sing some tunes for the enthusiastic crowd. Set to begin previews in October, stars Jill Paice and Ryan Silverman gave a glimpse of the Broadway-bound Rebecca, while Off-Broadway’s Rent gave a last look before it closes Sept. 9. Broadway in Bryant park stalwart Chicago presented a stirring version of "All That Jazz" and Evita ended the 5th week of this annual summer series with a "High Flying" duet. For more on the August 9 presentation, click here.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.